Webster Financial (WBS)’s Stock Insider Selling – John Crawford Sold 4,000 Shares; Amedisys (AMED) Sentiment Is 1.77

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Amedisys Inc (AMED) investors sentiment increased to 1.77 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.06, from 1.71 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 99 investment professionals increased or opened new positions, while 56 sold and reduced their stakes in Amedisys Inc. The investment professionals in our database now possess: 31.82 million shares, up from 31.75 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Amedisys Inc in top ten positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 12 Reduced: 44 Increased: 60 New Position: 39.

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Amedisys’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Amedisys, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $47.0 while the high is $50.0. The stock’s average target of $48.50 is -26.37% below today’s ($65.87) share price. AMED was included in 2 notes of analysts from November 7, 2016. Mizuho upgraded Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) on Monday, November 7 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 27 by Benchmark.

The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $65.87. About 245,918 shares traded. Amedisys, Inc. (AMED) has risen 18.43% since May 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.88% the S&P500.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. holds 2.51% of its portfolio in Amedisys, Inc. for 4.84 million shares. Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc owns 596,014 shares or 1.95% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Tygh Capital Management Inc. has 1.14% invested in the company for 114,965 shares. The Washington-based Rainier Investment Management Llc has invested 0.8% in the stock. Columbia Wanger Asset Management Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 659,940 shares.

Amedisys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides healthcare services in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.24 billion. It operates through three divisions: Home Health, Hospice, and Personal Care. It has a 74.85 P/E ratio. The Home Health segment offers a range of services in the homes of individuals for the recovery of patients from surgery, chronic disability, or terminal illness, as well as prevents avoidable hospital readmissions through its skilled nurses, physical and speech therapists, occupational therapists, and aides for its patients to complete their important personal tasks.

More notable recent Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Amedisys Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results and Reaffirms 2018 Guidance” on May 07, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Amedisys Closes on Acquisition Expanding Personal Care to Tennessee” published on May 02, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Amedisys Announces First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Date” on April 30, 2018. More interesting news about Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Amedisys Welcomes Sharon Brunecz as Chief Human Resources Officer” published on April 24, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Earnings Scheduled For May 7, 2018” with publication date: May 07, 2018.

Webster Financial Corporation operates as the holding firm for Webster Bank, National Association that provides financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.72 billion. It operates through four divisions: Commercial Banking, Community Banking, HSA Bank, and Private Banking. It has a 23.28 P/E ratio. The Commercial Banking segment provides lending, deposit, and cash management services to middle market companies; and asset lending, commercial real estate, and equipment finance, as well as treasury and payment services, which include government and institutional banking.

More important recent Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Buy the dip in banks – Morgan Stanley” on April 30, 2018, also Bizjournals.com published article titled: “Santander gets good news on regulatory, customer service marks”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Goldman Sachs, Kinder Morgan among those seen raising dividends next week” on April 13, 2018. More interesting news about Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Ethan Allen, Legg Mason among S&P 1500 stocks seen hiking payouts” with publication date: April 20, 2018.

Among 19 analysts covering Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Webster Financial has $75.0 highest and $35 lowest target. $54.35’s average target is -12.56% below currents $62.16 stock price. Webster Financial had 60 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, January 18 by Boenning & Scattergood. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 19 by Jefferies. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, January 24 report. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by Boenning & Scattergood. On Tuesday, September 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5800 target in Sunday, July 23 report. The stock of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Piper Jaffray. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of WBS in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Boenning & Scattergood on Wednesday, January 24. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

Since January 25, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $5.61 million activity. 2,431 shares valued at $147,100 were sold by MORRIS DAWN C on Monday, April 23. 7,400 shares were sold by MORSE LAURENCE C, worth $448,514. 4,900 Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) shares with value of $293,706 were sold by BLEY DANIEL. $185,415 worth of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) was sold by Pettie Mark. SMITH JAMES COPENHAVER sold $3.63M worth of stock or 60,000 shares. $455,853 worth of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) shares were sold by BECKER JOEL S.

shareholder John Crawford of Webster Financial Corp, made a sale of 4,000 of the corporation shares having a market value near $244,120 USD with an average of $61.0 stock price for each share. At the moment, John Crawford has 6,792 shares or around 0.01% of Webster Financial Corp’s market cap. This transaction was reported on May 07, 2018 and is already filed with the DC-based SEC. The source report is ready for you to the public here.

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